Browse Items (36 total)

  • Collection: Stefan Hirsch and Elsa Rogo Collection

Elsa Rogo and Friend

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Elsa Rogo and unidentified man stand atop a set of stairs, probably in Taxco, Mexico. Reverse contains handwritten "A6" and printed stamp "216".

Elsa Rogo at Temple of the Feathered Serpent, Xochicalco

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Elsa Rogo sits at the stairs of the Temple of the Feathered Serpent, at the Olmeca-Xicallanca site of Xochicalco near present day Cuernavaca, Mexico. Rogo and Hirsch were probably intrigued by the Temple's "talud-tablero" style, a typical feature of…

View of Taxco, Mexico

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View of public water source populated by locals in Taxco, Mexico. Photographic postcard, reverse printed text in various languages (i.e. "Carte Postale", "Cartolina Postale", "Tarjeta Postal"). Lower left: "Taxco, Gro. - 287", identifying the…

Elsa Rogo in Folkloric Outfit

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Photograph of Elsa Rogo wearing folkloric outfit, probably in Taxco, Mexico. Reverse side includes printed number "20" and written number "5/36". The photographer is probably Rogo's husband, Stefan Hirsch. Printed on Velox paper.

Street Market Vendor

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Photograph of a street vendor, probably in Taxco, Mexico. Pictured are a number of dried herbs, medicinals, and other curiosities on a blanket. The photographer is probably Elsa Rogo.

Elsa Rogo and Friend with Animals

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Photograph of Elsa Rogo and unidentified friend. Elsa holds a bird while the friend holds a small furry animal, possibly a white nosed coati. Probably in a marketplace in Taxco, Mexico.

Hirsch and Rogo at Temple of the Warriors, Chichen Itza

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Fold-out photograph of Stefan Hirsch and Elsa Rogo. Features the couple posing at the Temple of the Warriors at Chichen Itza, Yucatan, Mexico. Hirsch sits atop the Chak Mol while Elsa poses in the mouth of the Serpent Columns. The site was first…

Group Portrait

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Photographic postcard featuring (left) Stefan Hirsch, Elsa Rogo, and (right) Frances Toor, and an unidentified friend posing in front of a painted backdrop. Frances Toor was a prominent historian of Latin American culture and folklore, most notable…

Stefan Hirsch Climbs Monument

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Elsa Rogo climbs an unidentified pre-Columbian structure, in Mexico. The photographer is probably Rogo's husband, Stefan Hirsch.

Mies van der Rohe with Stefan Hirsch, 1955

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Mies Van der Rohe, a prominent modernist architectect, visits Bard's campus. Pictured from left: Stefan Hirsch, Mies Van der Rohe, Dick Lischen. In front of Hoffman Memorial Library, Bard College.